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Bushwalkers missing in NSW rainforest


A search is underway for two men missing in the NSW Barrington Tops National Park.

The pair - aged 46 and 48 - were said to be canyoning and abseiling in the park when they activated an emergency beacon northwest of Dungog around 6.40pm on Sunday, a police say.

Heavy rain and a thunderstorm prevented an immediate search of the bushland, but a vehicle belonging to the men was found.

Police and paramedics set out early Monday morning to look for the men, aided by the Westpac Rescue Helicopter and Aviation Search and Rescue.

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